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MPN: 90MB0MV0-M0EAY0 EAN: 4712900291582

ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA: Perfect your build from cooling to color For almost a decade, Republic of Gamers (ROG) has delivered exemplary design and performance to thrill the world's best gamers and PC enthusiasts. But our work has only just begun. Maximus VIII Formula has been pumped up and packed to the brim with enhancements, so competitors be warned, gamers get set and enthusiasts prepare to push your limits — ROG is ready to accept all challenges! Best Gaming Cooling If build bold, crave quiet and demand the coolest of the cool then Maximus VIII Formula is the only motherboard for you, with an all-new dedicated cooling block primed for your favourite liquid-cooling pipes. ROG teamed up with the cooling masters at EK Water Blocks to create CrossChill EK, an extreme-performance cooling block with a copper channel that's hungry for either air or liquid. Best Gaming LIGHTING Build with Maximus VIII Formula and you'll build… BRIGHT! With a built-in Aura RGB-strip header and easy lighting controls, it's never been easier to light up your rig — and your LAN parties! We use high-precision laser-engraving technology to carve beautifully intricate patterns across the ROG Armor, allowing the radiant RGB light of 28 integrated LEDs! Forget the faff of external RGB controllers! With ROG's Aura RGB LED Strip header, it's quick and easy to cast brilliant colours across your rig and room. Best Gaming Audio Maximus VIII Formula's onboard audio isn't just good — it's as good as you can get! You'd never win with your eyes closed, so open your ears up to the best audio for the battlefield! ROG's awesome audio expertise is the result of extensive R&D, and SupremeFX is the crystal-clear result — onboard sound as superior as your gaming rep!
  • Depth: 200 MM
  • Dongle Required: N
  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.
  • Dual DDR4 3733 (OC) support
  • Best gaming cooling – CrossChill EK for both air and liquid cooling
  • Best gaming lighting – Three-way RGB illumination, Aura 4-pin RGB-strip header & lighting control
  • Best gaming audio – Reinvented SupremeFX 2015 with intuitive Sonic Studio II
  • Best gaming performance – 5-Way Optimization with Auto-Tuning, second-gen T-Topology, and OC-friendly design
  • Best gaming networking – Best-in-class Intel® Gigabit Ethernet, LANGuard and GameFirst technologies
  • Best gaming connectivity - 2x2 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, U.2 and M.2, plus Intel-powered USB 3.1 Type A+C
  • ROG gives you more – More gaming-oriented utilities, all free!
  • Height: 300 MM
  • Width: 300 MM
  • Wifi Enabled: Y

Product Features

  • Totally cooled - CrossChill EK
    ROG teamed up with the cooling masters at EK Water Blocks to create CrossChill EK, an extreme-performance cooling block with a copper channel that's hungry for either air or liquid. CrossChill EK is the cool choice for custom-chilled builds enabling quieter rigs that run great on air - and even better with water. CrossChill EK is a quick fit for your existing setup and, when you chill with liquid, you'll shrink MOSFET temperatures by up to 23˚C!
  • Amazing gaming lighting
    Build with Maximus VIII Formula and you'll build... bright! With a built-in Aura RGB-strip header and easy lighting controls, it's never been easier to light up your rig - and your LAN parties!
  • RGB-strip header & lighting control
    It is used high-precision laser-engraving technology to carve beautifully intricate patterns across the ROG Armor that enrobes Maximus VIII Formula, allowing the radiant RGB light of 28 integrated LEDs to shine through and illuminate key parts of the board - including the MOSFET heatsink cover, PCIe area and the striking ROG logo on the PCH cover! Forget the faff of external RGB controllers! With ROG's Aura RGB-strip header, it's quick and easy to cast brilliant colors across your rig and room. Customize static, strobing and pulsating effects, or have the colors change in time with music or indicate CPU temperature.
  • Incredible gaming audio
    You'd never win with your eyes closed, so open your ears up to an amazing audio for the battlefield! ROG's awesome audio expertise is the result of extensive R&D, and SupremeFX is the crystal-clear result - onboard sound as superior as your gaming rep!
  • Audio from SupremeFX 2015
    Maximus VIII Formula's onboard audio isn't just good - it's as good as you can get! You benefit from great gaming-audio inputs and outputs, with special shielded designs, and a collection of carefully selected professional-grade audio components, including a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with Hyperstream technology, ultra-low-jitter clock, Nichicon capacitors, and Sonic SenseAmp that automatically detects and optimizes any headset for pure sound quality. SupremeFX 2015 also features intuitive Sonic Studio II, so you'll apply and enjoy different audio effects for perfect entertainment - plus Perfect Voice noise-cancellation technology for team conversations with total clarity!
  • Get performance, efficiency, digital power, fan control
    You don't need to be an expert to max out gaming performance on your Maximus VIII Formula build's gaming performance - because 5-Way Optimization sorts all the complex settings with a click, for instant, highly-controllable performance boosts! This amazing technology dynamically optimizes essential aspects of your system based on real-time use, so you get superb CPU performance, everyday energy savings, ultra-stable digital power, cool and quiet fans and even networking and audio settings that are tailored for the apps that you are using. In short, 5-Way Optimization ensures that your PC is perfect for gaming, entertainment, productivity or just about anything else!
  • Speed your game loads
    ROG's uniquely-intelligent technology effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated.
  • Advanced gaming connectivity
    Maximus VIII Formula accelerates every connection, with the fast 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi, the reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and the U.2 socket for lighting speed NVM Express devices - kicking every game into top gear.

Technical Specification

Product DescriptionASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA - motherboard - ATX - LGA1151 Socket - Z170
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z170 Express
Processor Socket1 x LGA1151 Socket
Compatible ProcessorsPentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size64 GB
RAM Supported4 DIMM slots - DDR4 , non-ECC , unbuffered
Storage Ports6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 2 x SATA-600, 2 x SATA Express port, 1 x M.2, 1 x U.2 port
USB / FireWire Ports1 x USB-C + 1 x USB 3.1 + 6 x USB 3.0 + ( 4 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers )
Max Allocated RAM Size512 MB
AudioHD Audio (8-channel)
LANBluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Manufacturer Warranty3 years warranty